This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: this kind of cosmology, is said to be the faculty which brings to completion the activity of the understanding. The activity of understanding is synthetic, and synthesis is completed through the categories. Thus Kant tried to organize rational cosmology around the division of the categories. Further, the world of which rational cosmology treats is made up of synthesized appearances. In this way, the object of cosmology differs from that of psychology and theology. In the case of psychology, the object is the substratum of inner intuition, and thus not an appearance at all. In the case of theology, the object is the ground of all possibile reality, an object much too great for us to encounter in experience. Only cosmology attempts to build on principles of the understanding by attempting to bring the synthesis of appearances to completion....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09